The Indian skipper Virat Kohli created history in the first Test match against Islanders by hitting the 50th (Test-18, ODI-32, T20-0) international century of his career. Recently, Virat Kohli has created a buzz in the media by asking the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for rest.
Finally, BCCI on Monday (27 November) announced that the Indian captain Virat Kohli will be rested in the One Day International series against Sri Lanka and the explosive Indian opener Rohit Sharma will replace him as the skipper for the time being. However, if we will talk about the final and third Test match between India and Sri Lanka then Virat Kohli captain the Indian squad in the match.
India squad for the third Test: Virat Kohli (Captain), M Vijay, KL Rahul, Shikhar Dhawan, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane (Vice-Captain), Rohit Sharma, Wriddhiman Saha, R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav, Ishant Sharma, Vijay Shankar
India squad for the ODI series: Rohit Sharma (Captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Ajinkya Rahane, Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Kedar Jadhav, Dinesh Karthik, MS Dhoni (WK), Hardik Pandya, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Siddarth Kaul
The three-match ODI series against Sri Lanka will start from 10 December. The explosive Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan who was released from the second Test match, would return in the final Test between India and Sri Lanka.